France for D-Day 75th Anniversary

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France for D-Day 75th Anniversary

Post by Moorso » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:03 pm

It's been a while since I have been on here, alas. New job and a young toddler has curtailed the biking (before this trip it was just under a year since I had my leg over the Triumph!).

For my 40th, with a few mates, we travelled to Normandy for a week for the 75th D-Day anniversary. Phenomenal was all I can say! My first time in mainland Europe on a bike and it won't be the last.

It's a bit of a read, but a ride report is here https://alternate-road.blogspot.com/201 ... rsary.html - visited Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach among other sites and they are exceptionally profound.
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Re: France for D-Day 75th Anniversary

Post by Flintlock » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:24 pm

Good to hear from you Moorso!

Glad you had a great trip. Yes a very interesting area - dripping in reminders of the sacrifices made by so many. And all not far from the ferry port at Cherbourg.

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Re: France for D-Day 75th Anniversary

Post by Moorso » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:42 pm

Cheers Flintock!

Absolutely, you could spend many weeks in Normandy alone.

It was, at times, quite intense but also profoundly interesting. They've done a great job of preserving the sites.
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